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UNPROFITABLE ACRES. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
UNPROFITABLE ACRES. We hear many uncomplimentary lliiuga said about the unprofitable dairy i'uiv—-I hi; boarder row thai, is suppor ts from the profits of tho remainder of 1)10 herd. On many farms the unpro fitable dairy cow is not by any means the only boarder. Low-yielding acres arc often fain) to successful farming. Our farm .survey Words show that ini'iis of poorly drained, compact, sour poil&lt;&lt;; or noils low in humus greatly re duce not profits ami arc a frequent cause of minus labour-income. Home-1 times these records .show that as much as thirty per cent. of the entire farm acreage does' not prodiicu enough to J>ay 1 its way. Tile successful business man tries to weed out all unprofitable enterprises and to expand tlin.su that pay a profit Pnprofitablc acres cannot always be dis posed (if ns readily as boarder cows, bui usually they can be improved until they become profit-bearing. If the income from such land cannot be incruascd it is i|iiite possible...
ECONOMIC PORK PRODUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
ECONOMIC PORK PRODUCTION. 'I'd ennblo our readers to m:ike th&lt;; moat ol' their idtim milk, we reproduce hero mi article, published by im iioiuo time bacti, which gives, "l"' opiuiou, tho most v:ilu!il)lu information over pub lished in reference to the economic pro duction oL' pork. The article is given below, and wo..trust- il will bu ot' tin fullest interest to the many new subscribers who'have sent us thoir names since it /ir-it • appeared, as woll as a it'nri 111U-r to Ihose'whe read it when it was oii^jiially p;*i>-u.,| ,111 our columns". A .short tiiiie aj^o .Mr. John iJaniw, ol' the f'alue bacon curing tirm, undertook sonic pig-feuding i • p cii in on t ^ on brhall' of tin' Wiltshire Comity Council. Four styes were made to hold forty pigs, which were fed thrice daily. The! dry feed was soaked over night at the rate of a peel', to five gnllolis of wator, ex cept when in i J It wuh used,.when il re placed it.s own volume of. water. Thar potatoes were boiled ami Uic...
MILK PAINT. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
MILK PAINT. So mi; lime :i%0 (writes T. Greener in •' l ";i rin :in• 1 Firrside ") I tried tlio cementmill; paint on my (froonhouau, both inside and mil. I can now rfport that it luih stood tile test ijuiti! Wflll, :■ ij&lt;I hereafter, wlion I have fionip out buildings or board fences iu need of painting, 1 shtil! do it with t!ic cheap [liiint, tin: recipe of whii:h I give here with:— ^tir into on? gallon of milk about, .'! lb. Portland cement. ami add Milticieut V.• in■ tinn red powder, or any other col orr• 1 paint powder, ti> impart. a yood color. Tin1 riiilU will hold the paint in suspension. but the i■ omt*111 being very heavy, will sink to the bottom, so that it becomes nccssaiy to keep the tiliv turc well rtirrcl with a puddle. This feature of tlm n1 of stirring is the only draw back to the paint, and an its ellicienc.y &lt;I•• [>cii&lt;l.s upon administering a KCpo-I coating of cement. it in not safe to leave its applicat ion to uiitrilMt worth...
HARROWING GRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
' - . • ■; ::'.V fi„!; ' ■' • w ''' HARROWING Jr||N.;;J' .. ;Tlio; foll^vyiug oxi»opienc|! .han^beoii gai nod l'rifcfWho dcMnonstraiioiOfnrms,-Surltig -the past: etghMciwons, ■ I 41 r^lty |.p goods ad vantage aft'oivVitYi.s'it'oiii" lo '»iir inches' high, providing-tho noil in (irni, the liar Vow-light mill 'the ;duy tvarnydry - and (lit' Villi sliiiiiiig iJiightly.j.Wlieiit ami oats may Liu harrowed to good advantage just before'they) cdiiiu uif.Oilf b(ii1]oy''or' llax arc harrowed '"'at raiiy ' linio alter they are up, .groat. injury.. to jtho :ero^ will result, -Wheat ami oats nroi the small'grain crops that can bo harrowed l,o best advantage,; but great inj u ry nmy. ri'sult if llie ground is harrowed dur ing cold, damp weather, when the dew, in on the young plants when they JiVA* less than /'our inches high, when the soil is loose, when too heavy a harrow is used or when ' a heavy, dashing rain lulls within twenty-four hours after tlnj lianowing is done, lixporienco 011 tho dem...
SHELLS THAT SUFFOCATE. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
SHELLS THAT SUFFOCATE. Ac-ordinu to the Coylon conuspond oiit of Uic Hritinli Jimpiru Hoviuu- Ui«i (iLTinuui may unploiiMint hlioclih trow the recent invention ot uti English Kciftntibt, numely, liurdiiiHii. of Ijivorpool, who lately pii«iiv) through Colombo, homowui'd bound from Aus tralia, with Hir Oliver I^odso und others who lii'd boon uttondin^ tin British Awcintion ni««ting,s. 'Mid pr« ii'hKor, it lias doviurd » now kind of uxplusive hlioll, n'Mich throw* onL on bunding, uHiiKOiiiint; i?a«, &lt;ymh plotoly diKablinR, nil ponnnu within a wido iircti, Of cuurao, the prol'«»&lt;or is oflorinp hi-> invention to tho Britmh 0'&lt;vonwiit for uso agoiast tli© enemy, who rony or may not, find it more formidnblo than thoir own "Jnok Johnsona."
WINTER EGG PRODUCTION. SOME IMPORTANT DETAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
WINTER EGG PRODUCTION. SO-M K I .MI'OItTA NT IJI'.'l'A 11,S. I ilt) not think (writes "Poultry ('aimer") any branch of jjoiiltry-Ii«;&lt;;|j iiiff yi&lt;■ 1 &lt; 1 m 'in excellent !i profit hh tho production of winter eggs. A fact, which ninny do not seem fully to real ise i« that a hen which lays, .say, a hundred eggs may l»e much more pro Citable than one which lays, say, a hun dred ami eighty. K\ciythiiif; depend* on tho time when the eggs arc laid. It is far hotter to secure a hundred when they are selling at live lor ;i -Vhillin^ than to obtain a huudrod it ml eighty whon they nre north no inure than fourteen or huwuu a shil ling. Tl'J general-purpose breeds, par l ieulai ly l lie Oii>> 11 f;t_011, Wyandotte, itinl Plymouth b'oel;, are our bent win ter If VI-.- : ;ji* laying or nori-MittinK . ,iluec itlio built of their ,nj« ill,' spring and summer, are very, plentiful itutl real „ —nut a low price. fairly ftiirty li!&lt;tclied pullelM'/ol'...
FOR WOMEN [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
FOR WOMEN eoHospoiidon ( nMti>s Ui.u »IU) na:> liuj ol teal rici's,'' iiifl 'low iiyt know what to do >vith ttiom, Soiw» are lout ostrich I'lumix, otlion> alo ot th„ liuieer variety, uii',1 i.liu fiskh it Uiori; ■ xs any po^iiblo fcho can ufro tho.m, uud yet bo m laMiioti. XJrtrioh tea- 1 liieu, coi'tumly aro completely out ol 1 t&lt;'it ;;w() lashion. that i«—l>lit n j uv uuV,ht '«•> totJiid lor tlio "Inueer'' plumc.i by having thorn converts by »n oipoi mucod \e»Vher dro-HW iirto u short bun that would Mjn-a for tUu !!••( ,\ lini'-li ot' a I Ileat J e wrap. Keep tin/ lo«(; lathers for v. &lt;ihil" longer, for, ii'.'cordlug to the tnmous ' who writon 111 an .Vtnerlc&u pnpttr, tlie.v will bo ii inodo noil >fiini m»r. "Ijiitrillo" writes-"Tlio wlut" bailor liafc i* a ijreut lavoriU1, and it ran either !>«> trunined wjUi great vol vi-t. or ^auze-potallcd Mossotns, or olso iritli softly nhad''d ostrich feather*. 'I'll'' J.-i>t ivurd...
DISINFECTANT FOR POULTRY HOUSES. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
DISINFECTANT FOR POULTRY HOUSES. Jo a cloiiu live-gallon ntone crook jiuiir :i'/j quarLs of raw linseed oil, Tbun dissolve on«; to six ounces commercial lye ill jiiHt enough water to dissolve it; half a pint in usually sulliciont. Allow tin-' lye Holutiou to stand a few hours until coM. Then pour it very slowly ,constantly stirring, in thu crook of oil. Talu^ four or livi; minutes iu adding llic lyo solution lo tlio oil. (Jon limit' stirring for -0 to .'((J minutes un til a smooth, thick, nol'1, soap in formed. 'I'lu-u stir in M'/i quarts commercial cr« «ol, which will dilute ami Idund with lint soap to form a dear, rod-lirovvu Ii&lt;jiii■ I. A |ii'r cent. mixture of tht' above stock solution is strong onough i for all ordinary disinfection, at) crenol is extlenit'ly powerful in itm action. When diluted in this way a thin, milky I i &lt; 111 i &lt; 1 results, whicli can Ije applied with a luish or a spray pump. The latter is li"sl, because with it the dis inf...
THE MASTER PASSION CHAPTER [?]. WHICH IS SWEETER, LOVE [?] DEATH? [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
-— the master pas5i0n (By Lillian Kllorton). eilAITKK 1,1. WHICH IS HWKKTKIt, I.OVK ■ . UKA I It;' Miss Brabazon di«*d the ii"xt day. •• 'nl 1&lt;Jm Ouni) "us alum1 ill flu- «orl&lt;,. bvoii llin grumulmi; uH ih:h&lt;I had Itoeit mtuuuat' to whom c-oti/»i &lt;-Tni&lt;; ililU Un> tour* which -tio t-li'vl over lj« trail body wort* ijiotl? in pity ior low .lull tlini) Jior Mint. .Slid ww nt rust out ol Hi, Ii-i the fumn; but Ida, tho ymtnu widov,, I'Mt Itko u sold.*-!' lott hi tho midst ot Hit# battlo without a comrade to stand by liIK sido. When tho nil) »«-, road oni. I'in tnillid htto was "Cb woman. A1 ifis Jir.ili.i'/.oii had nltwrrl ii lor ii hccolid timo Attor Duval's doath, and Jolt KVCiytlmlK lm!i>D}&lt;lli^ lo In'i to h"i in bc«. j'«rkmton was provided lor ai a re ward for lonc-&lt;'iitlurinB patKii't:, and tbo Uithlnl croatnre was made happy by boing installed ;ih maid to the nii'l whom Kbo had always boon so loud ...
WHY HE CRIED. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
WMV II K (JHI HI). Mr. K'miuu.-: "Why ii vour littla brother cryiiifj' Tommy: " 'Cause lie doo*n'l liko any new Hiiit." Mr. Kiirious: Bui wliiit ilill'utouco ■ lorn it nialtn to him?" Tummy: " l&lt;utn. H« known Inj'h got lo wear it when 1 *vo fininlui(l with it." The revcnu jllecteil lit the Custom House 011 M;iy S iiinonnteit lo: Kuvumie, ii 1,11112/!'/": State. tL'^7/;>/: eontiugeiit, .1:;/■!/; |.ilot»K'', .CU&lt;>/-7; wharfage, £10H/IH/8.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
NOTICE. 0OPIES of the "Creasy and Lisuaero Pioneer " saay bo obtained at Mrs Meeban's Gro cery Store, Station Road,Creasy. H. BARNES, Proprietor. Public Notice. NURSE "GRAY, Certificated Chautauqua Nurse HAS accommodation for Patlenta. Medical, Surgical and Midwifery at "Braemar" Privats Hospital, Beeac. NOW is the TIME to have Tour Painting?, &c., DONE. Just drop a liao to ' W. J. KIFT, i Painter, Signwriter, Glarief, Paporhariger, Decorator, An Repairs ot all Descriptions attended to . Old Furniture mate equal to New. Dray, Cottage and House Plate* Writ ten, also Calico. Signs. A. G. PR0UDF00T & TURNER' Barristers and Solicitors, COLLINS HOUSE, 3(50 COLLINS ST', MELBOURNE* MR. TURNER visits Creasy REGU LARLY on the FIRST SATUR DAY and following Monday in each month. Crwjr Agent-JOHN M'KENZIE i.rimi and Commission Agent. F. PHILLIPS, FAMILY ■UTCWCWS nrvm»«T4nm®Brr. cmbmi pwtmb Msr, vtrrroi* ijjtf*, fob* rro. •til 0i4sii» FiroiopMy IW. MR>!ied witft Mo«t of M ty. ...
DON'T WASTE MANURE. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
DON'T WASTE MANURE. Vou need every pound of nianuro you «-n 11 got. iVo nialtor how rich you think your farm in, you cannot afford to be ('Urdus* about this matter. If your, land in already too rich to raise small grain put in crops that can uso fertility. fipread it on the pastured and meadows. You can't grow ton much grans. Nor can you grow too niui-h maize—too much per acre, I mean. .Mnnv do not appreciate tho value of oat .straw and shredder fodder as a means of saving nianuro and making luimus. Instead ol' burning the stacks of straw, or allowing them to rot, food all you rail and uso the rest for bod ding. lied heavily, ao as to absorb all the liquids. .Spread this thinly over the fields by means of a spreader, used daily if enough manure is niado to pay hitching up, and you have your fertility out whore it will go into the soil'ill Mtead of firing in the pile or washing away with the rains. Most soil needs humus. In fact, much of tho troublo is the lack of humus more than the...
ROSIE. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
ROSIE. Bj O. H. Stevenson. • She bad been 20 when he married lier, ■and had looked like a girl in her taona; 'she looked hardly older now, and their ' iiiarrirtgo" was five years gone. In tha ' 'black-'dresa she wore she lookod vory slim, very fair; a crape toque and black glovos lay upon tbo table, so that tho light foil- unhindorod 011 her brown, ; curly ^ head, and touched it with a ■ charm of gold. , > Hor husband—somewhat older than she was—waited on her assiduously, pouring out (ea with clumsy iiuibcuHoo readiness, ha-'idtng her bread and but ler. "It. is quite good to have you homo again, dear," ho said. "It in bo lovely to bo homo again," she replied—then sighed. "Only—" "Only." "Only I fee! I ought not to bo 30 glad —with—poor mnmiwi"—Uov voico broke and he knell down on the nig be sido her and took her luuul between hie own.. "It. has boon a terrible time, poor little woman." Sbo laid her head a moment on his shoulder. "1 thought," uaid naid slowly, "if you were to go o...
AN ENGLISH HOLSTEIN RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
AN ENGLISH HOLSTEIN RECORD. Lawford Daffodil, a three-year-old Ji-itinli llolstein heifor, owned ;tik! bred hy.Mr. Ifejiry \V. I'uule, of Hill House, Lawford, Rasex, 1ms made n record ot' . 1,1-1* gallons of milk in f.'i weeks, with her first calf. Lawford Daffodil w»a under the supervision of, and the record is cortifiod l>y, the East Anglican Milk Uncord Society, Mr. Poole'h TTol stein cow, Lawford Duchess, has also mado a good record, having yielded ' 1,189 gallons in 32 weo1&lt;». -"Mark Lauo Express."
USE OF SALT IN AGRICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
USE OF SALT IN AGRICULTURE. The uso of nalt for maiiurial purposes, in a common practico in many parts of the British Isles. Only a fow crops, however, derive benefit from its ap plication. The maiiurial value of eomr> mon salt is an indirect one. Whon ap plied to tho soil, the sodium liberates and sets free more available potash from the large stock of insoluble poi ash compounds generally contaiueil in coast soils. In this respect, Halt forms a very good adjunct to other manures for all those crops requiring large supplies of potash. Jts application to soils rich in some cases replace the use of pot ash manures. Tho use of common salt as a manure is associated with the man uring of mangels perhaps more than with any other crop. Its value in this respect was formerly generally ascribed tn the fact that the wild species of the now cultivated mangel was a mariuu plant, and thus accustomed to tho hitjiii of growing in a salty environment. As mangel is a potash-loving plant, the tru...
LATEST APPEAL: PYJAMAS [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
LATEST APPEAL : PYJAMAS Our Natimuk contemporary, j'nsni'vrl by zealous symnathy wi^h the Red Cross appeal for pvjamas, strikes out' Home what sev»r*Iy ;—"The least thn young fellows who won't enlist should do is to help to keep their com rades who are fighting warm at nights. Now, then, what about a suit of pyjamas from everyone of you. Your fellow country men are giving their lives. Are you willing that thev should fight all dav and freeze all night while you sleep the sleen of the unjust on a feather bed ? Perhans some of voir young men haven't even thnueht of sending a pair of woollen socks,but you always see to it that you have enough ciga rettes to see you over Sunday. Why don't you form a committee of yourselves and see to these matters ? Will one of vou make a move ?" Then follows the sig nificant intimation: "The mat ter of early closing of hotels is to be considered by the Cabinet!" r icribers who do not receive their papers regularly would much oblige by immediately forwa...
FEEDING YOUNG CALVES. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
FEEDING YOUNG CALVES. The greatest mistake made with young1 calves, that is, calves from the time they are born until they are two or three months old, i3 overfeeding. If one feeds whole milk there is no danger. Nature has made whole milk so that the calf can take all of it that you can coax it to take with out injurious effects. But when you unbalance the ration by tak ing the fat out of the milk, and then try to make up by feedintra larger quantity of skim milk, serious results may follow. When calves begin to scour after they have been started on skim milk it is almost absolutely sure that you are overfeeding. Cut down the milk. It is bavely possible, of course, that yon nw feeding the milk cold. This ought not to be. The young calf ought to have the skim milk direct from the sepa rator, or if the milk goes to the creamery and comes back cold, then it should be warmed up. There is no better way to do thin than to h-'.v:; ;i little agricultural strain h .md turn the hose into th» ...
BEEAC. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
BIEAC. Wtm Ov odirMMAnt. The ladies' sewing committee held a pillowslip meeting here last week, when T doten pillow ■lips, 2 dosen faeewashers, and several Balaclava caps and mit tens were donated for the Red Croft Society. Arrangements are in full swing for a successful outing for the Weering, Cundare and Beeae children on Monday, 24th inst.„ Empire Day. The ladies' committee expect to make as much profit on badges for that day to provide the funds for prizes, etc. Mr Roy Perry, of the local! P.O., has received notice of his transfer te Warragul. Mr Tate, head teacher of Eu rack State school, will shortly be leaving for Glenroy. Miss M'Kentie is also leaving for Haywood, in the Bendigo dis trict. but expects to return in three months' time. Mr J. C. Collyer, late of Rnke wood, but who has lived in Beeac for the last few years, died here last week after a lingering illness of 16 months. His remains were interred in Beeac cemetery on the 9th inst. in the presence of a large concourse...
BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
BELGIAN RELIEF' FUND. Tha patriotic concert in aid of the above fund, to bo given by Mr O Ro.is and bia flock of Bantataa on fViday week, 28th Inst., promiicK to >:* the most entertaining and acceptable con cert ever keld here. Between &lt;i:'t and 60 items will be readered, cooi-.-ising company aonga, aelea, duetts, jokea, dialogaee, eto. Tery epeetal and novel action piece* are to he rendered, and an amuaing, enlertalalng and moat delightful 2|'heurs' enjeyiaant ia pro miaed to those wke attaad. Tke tick ets are selling rapidly, and as- many seats are being booked by tkean at a distaace, we wpnld retaiad loeal resi dents to loaa . M time in securing re served^eat*.. The peatar is auniq ie ene, andws tidrirsUpd^yery item en it la guaranteed.
LEIGH SHIRE COUNCIL. Wednesday. 12th May. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 19 May 1915
LEIGH. SHIRE COUNCIL. Wednesday. 12th May. f,?r-eSent7Cr;s- Jas- Vernon (chairman) A. P. Bingley, D. Mill?1■?' ™ J' Callaghan, W. Miller, J. Munro. Apologies JwJe?'VTed for the absence of and Pee" 8 and Cr8, Boyle |. Ckmeyeedwwc ' £rom, J- Feehan, Teesdale, asking for refund of 10s 9d ex involyed in going to Win cheisea pound to recover his horse strayed from Shelford common. -East riding councillors ?exTmeSg.'riffla!,&lt;1 """" at Prom Secretary for Railways, notifying annual inspection of Kokewood railway station JSW,Dr-J- M- Reari- R°ke wood, reporting- a case of typhoid fever in that township. j From Dr. Craig, Ballarat hos pital, reporting the admission of 1 a typhoid fever case from Roke wood. . From C. W. Stanbrook, health ingpecto^ reporting on the case mentioned above. From Education Department, asking the co-operation of the municipality in arranging the celebration of Empire Day.—On the motion of Crs. Bindley and ^alJaghan it-was decided to give the usual donation...